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See definition of stropped on Dictionary.com
  • as insharpen
  • as inwhet
  • as inedge

synonyms for stropped

  • file
  • grind
  • hone
  • strop
  • whet
  • acuminate
  • make acute
  • make sharp
  • put a point on
  • put an edge on
  • taper
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antonyms for stropped

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  • blunt
  • dull
  • blunt
  • dull
  • thicken
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How to use stropped in a sentence

Once a month send these to a barber to be stropped, and strop them yourself both before and after using.
THE COMPLETE BACHELORWALTER GERMAIN
The brigadier read the slip of paper handed to him while he stropped his razor.
ON THE HEELS OF DE WETTHE INTELLIGENCE OFFICER
Sam smiled too with satisfaction as he carefully wiped and re-stropped the razor before placing it in its case.
IN THE MAHDI'S GRASPGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
There are times when the Local Brotherhood of Razors have gone on strike and refuse to be stropped.
THE PERFECT GENTLEMANRALPH BERGENGREN
And anyway I'm sure the vicar won't, though he ought to after the way you've folded his trousers for him and stropped his razor.
THE SMUGGLER'S CAVEGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
He lathered his face, stropped the razor on his belt, and fell to work.
THE MARRIAGE OF ESTHERGUY BOOTHBY
He stooped down, careless of a dead man as of a dead buck, and stropped his dirk clean and dry on the man's breeches.
THE YEOMAN ADVENTURERGEORGE W. GOUGH
He pressed his lips together, and vigorously stropped his razor, signing to Burnet to lather the officer.
CARRY ON!HERBERT STRANG
Secondly, our English swords are far too blunt, whereas the native swords are as keen in edge as a well-stropped razor.
REMINISCENCES OF THE GREAT MUTINY 1857-59WILLIAM FORBES-MITCHELL
He stropped his razor with exasperating nicety, stopping now and then to test its edge upon a hair from his own brown head.
CHIP, OF THE FLYING UB. M. BOWER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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